MAC Preseason Baseball Polls Released

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The Mid-American Conference released their baseball Preseason Coaches Poll Wednesday afternoon.

Kent State has the highest points out of 11 teams, racking in 63 points and ranking number one in the East Division. Ohio University, the 2015 MAC champs are closely following behind the Golden Flashes with 55 points. Buffalo landed 22 points, predicting to finish last in the East division.

In the West Division, Central Michigan is leading with 56 points and Ball State is just in second place with 53 points. Northern Illinois and Eastern Michigan are predicted to be the bottom two teams to finish in the West.

The coaches also predicted the tournament champion, and Kent State led all teams with four votes. Central Michigan received two votes, and Ball State, Bowling Green, Miami, Northern Illinois, and Western Michigan all brought in one vote each. The Ohio Bobcats, last year’s conference champions received zero votes to be tournament champs.